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BuzzFeed // news & entertainment content
Media, Full Time    Los Angeles, New York    Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2021
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BuzzFeed is the worlds leading independent digital media & tech company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally & spreads Joy & Truth across the internet. 
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform & entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, & Unsolved to name a few!  These properties & their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters & more.

The Role

BuzzFeed is hiring a freelance copy editor for its Editorial team. Are you a word nerd & super speller? Do you love taking BuzzFeed quizzes & reading celebrity interviews? This may be the position for you! 

BuzzFeed copy editors must be familiar with a range of subjects; be well-versed in grammar, syntax, & punctuation; & have a heightened awareness of language choices when reading sensitive topics.

This job is freelance & based in Los Angeles or New York City. Avail to work nights & weekends is a major plus.

You Will 

  • Copyedit quizzes, lists, polls, evergreen content, freelance drafts, As/Is, travel posts, features on major cultural events, & celebrity interviews for sensitivity & inclusion, style, grammar, punctuation, spelling, consistency, clarity, & concision.
  • Contribute to discussions on language & sensitivity updates to the BuzzFeed Style Guide.

You Have

  • At least 2 years' postgraduate work experience as a copy editor for a digital media publisher.
  • Impeccable copyediting skills & strong attention to detail.
  • A passion for internet & pop culture & familiarity with the day's top headlines & social media trends.
  • Availability to work nights & weekends is a major plus. 
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills.

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (, including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe we benefit from the diverse perspectives within & across our teams. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion & is committed to equal opportunity employment practices.

BuzzFeed is the worlds leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth & joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the worlds largest social food network; original reporting & investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing & product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; & original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film & digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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